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About Logistics: A macro view point

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Introduction: The term logistics refers to providing right amount of material in the right condition, at the right place, at the right time, in the right position, in the right sequence, for the right cost, by using the right methods. In other words, the entire process of transferring products from producer to consumer including storage …

About the Gold Supply Chain Management: A brief discussion

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Introduction: The major supply chain challenges in countries with gold mining and gold supply chain are supply of low quality products , unreliable and skeptical lead times , inability of farms to maintain international standard , high transportation and violence by the local communities, fluctuation of international market prices etc. Energy, environmental aegis ascendant entities …

The blockchain technology and transportation management

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Introduction: The term “Blockchain” is not new. But recently people are more interest about blockchain technology due to popularity of “bitcoin” and “cryptocurrency”. Bitcoin and cryptocurrency works with the avail of blockchain technology. Therefore, firstly, we require to ken about “what is cryptocurrency?” and “how does it work?”  Blockchain technology can help the transportation management …

Cycle View of a Supply Chain

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Introduction: The processes in a Supply Chain are usually divided into a series of cycles, each performed in the interface between two interrelated successive stages of a Supply Chain. On the other hand, Sub-processes in each Supply Chain Process Cycle i.e., each cycle consists of six sub-processes, supplier stage markets product, buyer stage places order, supplier stage receives order, …

Logistics Companies and Selecting a good Logistic service provider:

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Introduction: Logistics in general is implemented by a detailed organization through a complex operation. In a supply chain management or general business to fulfill customer needs from production point to point of consumption delivered through a logistical process. In other areas such as military organization also there are great needs of logistical process and logistic service …

Supply Chain Management and its Drivers:

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  Introduction:   There are some supply chain drivers which are responsible for the performance of a supply chain. We need to have a good understanding about supply chain drivers to understand supply chain performance.    Logistical Drivers:   The logistical drivers are facilities, inventory, and transportation. The two main facilities are storage and production …

The Value Chain (VC) and Business strategy

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Introduction: The term value chain consists of a chain of activities that a firm operating in an industry, which performs in an order to deliver a valuable product or service for the market and customer. The value chain (VC) concept was introduced by Porter. The Firm level value chain: A firm value chain is a representation of …

Zara Supply Chain Analysis: The Secret

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Introduction: Zara is a good example of a retail organization, which need to purchase materials. For this, they need to create a good supply chain model. They purchase raw materials mostly from Spain, Greece, and Italy. Therefore, they can purchase better quality raw materials at the earliest. Inditex is the biggest branch of this retailing organization.The ICT of this …

Procurement process in supply chain management: Identifying the desired focus

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Introduction: There are some materials, which are used for the production of products. But, some materials and services are used as a support of the main production process. Although, the whole procurement process should consolidate orders to take advantage of economies of scale and quantity discounts. The Process: After completion of supplier selection, contact making, product design etc., a buyer-supplier engages …